Skip the Slip This Holiday Season

Skip the Slip This Holiday Season

Everyone’s familiar with the typical holiday waste we’re left with every year after the festivities end — wrapping paper, uneaten food, disposable cutlery, among other things. But something we often don’t consider is that as purchasing skyrockets from...
France’s Waste-Not Experiment

France’s Waste-Not Experiment

France has embarked on two experiments we should take note of. First, the nation just banned all non-biodegradable disposable plastic cups, plates, and utensils. Second, they passed a law requiring supermarkets to donate unspoiled food they don’t want to...
Waste Not, Save More

Waste Not, Save More

On average, each person in the U.S. throws away five pounds of solid waste each day. While many eco–conscious citizens do their due diligence to recycle, compost, and reduce waste, others remain apathetic about preserving the environment. Wherever you might land on...
The Challenges of ‘Leaving No Trace’

The Challenges of ‘Leaving No Trace’

I just got back from hiking 95 miles in the Sierras. (Yes, just like that Reese Witherspoon movie Wild, only far fewer miles.) I returned from my trip with something eating at me. Backpackers are supposed to “Leave No Trace.” It’s not just a nice...
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